Pope Francis has dismissed a Roman Catholic priest from New Hampshire who was convicted of stealing $300,000 from a hospital, a bishop and a deceased priest’s estate. An attorney for the U.S. Justice Department says the agency has “grave concerns” about a proposed agreement to overhaul the Baltimore Police Department.
When a freight train derailed in the Montana town of Culbertson, spilling 27,000 gallons of crude oil, investigators blamed the 2015 accident on defective or missing fasteners used to hold the tracks in place. The previous year, cracks in a track that went unrepaired caused a train hauling oil to come off the rails and explode along the James River in Lynchburg, Virginia.
It’s been exactly one year since the music world lost icon Merle Haggard, who died on April 6, 2016, on his 79th birthday from complications of double pneumonia. He had been in the midst of a concert tour when he was hospitalized in March 2016 and had to cancel several concert dates.
Amtrak acknowledged Thursday that problems with its tracks apparently caused the derailment of an NJ Transit train at New York’s Penn Station earlier this week, delaying commuters across the region. NJ Transit said that it expects full service to be restored Friday morning to and from New York City following Monday’s derailment, which “appears to have been caused by a wide gauge condition due to defective wood ties,” Amtrak’s president and CEO, Wick Moorman, said in a statement .
A man who became paralysed after he was injured trying to squeeze onto a crowded train during rush hour has won 260,000 yuan compensation from the Beijing subway, Chinese media reported. A district court ruled on Tuesday that the Beijing Metro was partly responsible for the incident that took place in January 2014, the Legal Evening News reported.
Young people hold candles as they gather to honor the memory of the victims of subway bombing on Marsovo Polye in St. Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. A bomb blast tore through a subway train under Russia’s second-largest city on Monday, killing several people and wounding more.
Scenes of quiet mourning commemorated Monday’s deadly subway bombing in St. Petersburg Wednesday as family and friends remembered the 14 people killed and the 60 injured. Police named 22 year-old Akbarjon Djalilov, who they believe detonated a backpack bomb packed with shrapnel, as a suspect in the attack.
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Akim Jones-Williams, 28, of Laurel Springs, New Jersey, was sentenced to serve four to eight years in prison, in a crash that killed his fiancee, Cori Sisti, 23, of New Cumberland. York County car-train death: Man gets 4 to 8 years Akim Jones-Williams, 28, of Laurel Springs, New Jersey, was sentenced to serve four to eight years in prison, in a crash that killed his fiancee, Cori Sisti, 23, of New Cumberland.
A Rhode Island man has been charged with causing what police called a road rage crash that left a New York City man dead. State police say 41-year-old Mitchell Savard, of Woonsocket, cut off a tow truck on Interstate 295 in Johnston last week then abruptly stopped his vehicle in the center lane after the other driver honked at him.